Richard Woo


    Richard Woo has 30 years of experience in philanthropy, impact investing, and social equity. He continues to apply that knowledge as a volunteer on the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Board, the Advisory Board of Ethical Apparel Africa, and the Advisory Council of Front & Centered, a statewide climate justice coalition in Washington. Mr. Woo also advises nonprofit and private sector enterprises on matters of board governance, culture-building, and diversity, equity and inclusion. He is the former chief executive officer of The Russell Family Foundation and the past executive director of the Levi Strauss Foundation. He was a founding steering committee member of Divest-Invest Philanthropy (climate action). Mr. Woo also served on the boards of the Council on Foundations, Philanthropy Northwest, and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy.